Scott Dawson is a partner in the litigation group experienced in the resolution of a broad range of commercial disputes. He regularly appears before British Columbia courts as part of his business-focused civil litigation practice. His cases cover a wide variety of commercial litigation issues including those related to supply contracts, insurance/reinsurance, directors’ duties, international and domestic agency disputes, shareholder disputes, and corporate reorganizations. Scott also has considerable experience resolving real estate disputes and a broad array of media matters including crisis management. He is recognized by Lexpert as a leading litigation lawyer (defamation & media law); a leading cross-border lawyer (litigation — defamation & media law) and a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer (corporate/commercial litigation; defamation & media law). Scott is also recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with a peer review rating of BV distinguished, in Benchmark Litigation as a Litigation Star (commercial litigation), and in The Best Lawyers in Canada directory for his work, including being named Lawyer of the Year (defamation & media law) in the 2015, 2018 and 2023 editions.